Firefox ESR 60 Is Now Available on Ubuntu as a Snap, Here's How to Install It

Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, announced today that the latest ESR (Extended Support Release) version of the Mozilla Firefox web browser is now available on Ubuntu Linux as a Snap app.

Every six weeks, a new major Firefox release hits the streets, and it’s soon available in the Ubuntu repositories, but thanks to Canonical’s Snappy technologies, users now have access to the latest ESR versions of Firefox too, which are mostly intended for the company’s enterprise partners who want long-term supported Firefox release.

“The ESR version of Firefox is aimed at corporations who want to have more control over the version of Firefox their employees have installed,” said Canonical in a blog post. “Mozilla recommends that users stay on the Rapid Release version if they wish the newest product features offered by Firefox.”

The Snap versions of the Firefox ESR web browser are created by the Mozil… (read more)

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